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English Knowledge is an important section in the employment-related competitive exams in India. In particular, exams like SBI, IBPS and other bank-related employment exams have English Language questions along with Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The English Language section has questions related to Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Grammar, Sentence Improvement, etc. This article presents the LIC Assistant English Quiz 8 sample questions and answers. The Online Prelims examination is scheduled to be conducted in 30 October 2019 2019 and 31 October 2019. This LIC Assistant English Quiz 8 is important for exams such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer, IBPS RRB Office Assistant, IBPS SO, SBI PO, SO, Clerk. Candidates can check the details from the LIC Official Website.

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Directions (1-5): Some proverbs/idioms are given below together with their meanings. Choose the correct meaning of proverb/idiom, If there is no correct meaning given, E (i.e.) 'None of these' will be the answer.
Q1. To make clean breast of
    A. To gain prominence B. To praise oneself C. To confess without of reserve D. To destroy before it blooms

Answer: Option C
Q2. To keeps one's temper
    A. To become hungry B. To be in good mood C. To preserve ones energy D. To be aloof from

Answer: Option B
Q3. To catch a tartar
    A. To trap wanted criminal with great difficulty B. To catch a dangerous person C. To meet with disaster D. To meet with disaster

Answer: Option B
Q4. To drive home
    A. To find one's roots B. To return to place of rest C. Back to original position D. To emphasise

Answer: Option D
Q5. To have an axe to grind
    A. A private end to serve B. To fail to arouse interest C. To have no result D. To work for both sides

Answer: Option A
Directions (1-5): In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer. Q1. The workers are hell bent at getting what is due to them.
    A . hell bent on getting B. hell bent for getting C . hell bent upon getting D . No improvement

Answer: Option C
Q2. When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.
    A. into crushing B. in crushing C. without crushing D. No improvement

Answer: Option B
Q3. If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.
    A. If the room was brighter B. If the room are brighter C. Had the room been brighter D. No improvement

Answer: Option C
Q4. his powerful desire brought about his downfall.
    A. His intense desire B. His desire for power C. His fatal desire D. No improvement

Answer: Option B
Q5. Will you kindly open the knot?
    A. untie B. break C. loose D. No improvement

Answer: Option A
Directions (1-5): Soft-bodied animals like caterpillars often fall a prey to voracious hunters like birds or reptiles. Despite having no means to 'actively' defend themselves, with weapons like claws or jaws, they have nevertheless, evolved other equally effective deterrents. A particular species of the caterpillar lives at an altitude of over 2.500 meters in the Himalayas. It uses prominent color to inform would-be predators of its inedibility. In the event that an inexperienced or adventurous bird did eat the caterpillar, it would probably vomit it soon after, and subsequently, desist from attacking similar species in the future. Though this would do the unfortunate victim no good, the species benefits. A rare example of the martyr among animals.
Q1. The expression "others equally effective deterrents" mean

    A. preventive weapons which have equal effect of others B. mechanism which scares everyone equally well C. preventive equipment which is as effective as something that has been already mentioned in the passage D. deterrents that are as powerful as those the caterpillars have

Answer: Option B
Q2. Experienced birds do not attack the Himalayan caterpillars because they are
    A. repulsive B. very aggressive C. inedible D. diseased

Answer: Option C
Q3. The Himalayan caterpillar uses prominent colors to
    A. warn the predator B. attack the predator C. reveal itself D. defend itself

Answer: Option A
Q4. Caterpillars cannot defend themselves because
    A. are passive animals B. are lazy C. cannot acquire weapons D. have no claws or jaws

Answer: Option D
Q5. In the context of this passage, a martyr is one who dies
    A. without putting up resistance B. without any gain to oneself C. while defending ones homeland D. to save others

Answer: Option D

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